Gallbladder Agenesis with Refractory Choledocholithiasis

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Tjaden, Jamie; Patel, Kevin; Aadam, Aziz;

Congenital agenesis of the gallbladder is a rare anomaly which is usually asymptomatic and found incidentally. In some cases, however, patients are symptomatic. Common symptoms include right upper quadrant abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Jaundice is present in som... View more
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